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Rapier

Date: ca. 1620–30
Culture: Northern European, possibly Flanders
Medium: Steel, engraved and gilt; gilt copper wire, wood
Dimensions: Length of blade 42 1/4 in. ( 107.32 cm) Length overall 48 3/4 in. ( 123.83 cm) Gr. width of blade 0 5/8 in. ( 1.57 cm) Gr. thickness of blade 0 1/4 in. ( 0.64 cm) Weight 2 lb. 13 oz. ( 1276 gm) Hardness of blade 60-80
Classification: Swords
Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1904
Accession Number: 04.3.5

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